After El Paso shooting, Mexican Americans can no longer be ambivalent minority


Mexican Americans think of ourselves as both an immigrant ethnic group and a racially oppressed minority. After El Paso, that is a luxury we can’t afford.   By: Ruben Navarrette Jr. , Opinion columnist\ USA Today For many Mexican Americans, it’s a poignant scene. In the film “Selena,” Edward James Olmos plays Abraham Quintanilla Sr. — the father of the famous … More After El Paso shooting, Mexican Americans can no longer be ambivalent minority

“The Crime of Being Black in a City That Doesn’t Want You There”


  Hundreds of towns have passed nuisance ordinances that evict renters for calling the cops. By: Samantha Michaels/Mother Jones Beverley Somai was afraid of her downstairs neighbor. She first called the police on him because he was playing music so loudly it shook the floorboards of her Bedford, Ohio, apartment. But things escalated last year … More “The Crime of Being Black in a City That Doesn’t Want You There”

Will Portland become the next Charlottesville?


The Beautiful City of Portland Oregon,  Rose City, known for its quirkiness, often called the Greenest City in America is bracing for what could be one of the most confrontational and violent rally’s since Charlottesville on Saturday. The Police presence will be massive with city’s entire force of 1000 officers on duty.   The Oregon State … More Will Portland become the next Charlottesville?

AFRAID in the USA


I don’t have a clear memory of images on TV of police attacking young black children with dogs and fire hoses to prevent them from marching. When I was a child, the news was something grown folks watched. Television for me was Captain Satellite, The Flintstones, I love Lucy and Bugs Bunny. I clearly remember … More AFRAID in the USA

Go back to where you came from!


“People will get forget what you’ve said, People will forget what you did But people will never forget how you made them feel” Maya Angelou  Ayranna Pressley (Massachusetts) Born,Cincinnati, Ohio  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York) Born,Bronx-New York City Ilhan Omar (Minnesota) Born, Somalia has been a US Citizen since 2000 Rashida Tlaib (Michigan) Born, Detroit Michigan … More Go back to where you came from!

Spain: Meet the woman fighting to revive Spain’s international reputation


Secretary of State for ‘España Global’, Irene Lozano. Photo: OSCAR DEL POZO / AFP Spain is fighting to improve its international reputation, which has taken a hit from criticism of its handling of Catalonia’s independence bid and its colonial past. Spain’s reputation dropped in Germany, Italy and France after Catalonia pressed ahead with a banned … More Spain: Meet the woman fighting to revive Spain’s international reputation